The School of Hospitality offers in-depth courses ranging from restaurant and catering services, dietary food service management and culinary arts. American regional, classical methods and French cuisines are taught as each student is trained in all aspects of food preparation.
Contemporary, vegetarian, gluten-free and nutritional aspects are explored with an emphasis on sustainable and “farm to table” innovations. A state of the art Baking and Pastry program teaches students all aspects of breads, pastries, confections, yeast doughs, artisans and candies with an emphasis on classical French methods and nutritional guidelines.
The Hotel Restaurant Management Program give hands on experience combined with traditional classroom learning. Training in the “on premise” Starbrick Bistro and Rhapsody Restaurant in the square in downtown Nelsonville gives the student excellent practical work opportunities which prepares them for the fast paced world of hospitality management. Sales, marketing, banquets, catering and leadership are only a few of the aspects that are integrated into this program to ensure the success of each student.
Why Choose This School?
The McClenaghan School of Hospitality at Hocking College boasts three different degree curriculums that provide students with the expertise, licenses and necessary skills to secure employment, upon program completion, in the booming hospitality industry.